An Athletics-specific safeguarding training workshop will be held on 24th March at Birchfield Harriers Clubroom. It is targeted specifically at volunteers in a club welfare role. It builds on basic awareness and focuses on implementation in the club environment.
The first England Athletics Regional Club Conference of 2014 takes place in Doncaster in just three weeks' time and will be the first of a series of events that will offer representatives of clubs from across the country the opportunity to meet and discuss the biggest issues and challenges that they face.
A Time to Listen course for Club or Running Group Welfare Officers will be taking place at Skelmersdale, near Wigan on Wednesday 26th February 2014 frim 6pm to 9pm. This workshop is FREE as part of the Club Support programme, open to all welfare officers. There are a limited number pf places still available.
The day on 8 March 2014 will start with a session on physical preparation for all event groups and continue with event specific sessions incorporating the key elements vital for the development of all athletes.
Qualified UKA Coaching Assistants required for voluntary or paid coaching work at 365Academy Leamington. Applicants must have had experience or track and field athletics. Qualified but inexperienced coaches will be considered.
The Decathlon Coventry half marathon sets a new challenge for the spring! Sunday 23rd March is your time to shine. Experience the energy of a city centre road race, the joy of crossing the finish line and the pride of saying "I did it".
Selection races for the London Mini Marathon West Midlands team will be open to all West Midlands qualified athletes under UKA Rules. All races will be over 3 miles on traffic free roads.
There were some 80 children taking part in what turned out to be a very close competition for the second round of the Sportshall competition in Herefordshire and Worcestershire at the St Johns Sports Centre. All the key players were there from the four competing clubs.
Olympian and original heptathlon poster girl, Kelly Sotherton, has become the face of a West Midlands campaign to encourage other Birmingham athletes to get 'switched on' to social media.
England and GB international ultra runner, Sue Harrison was the only nominee from the sport of athletics to be shortlisted for the Coventry, Solihull Warwickshire Sportswoman of the Year award - and at the Awards evening she was announced the winner.